Every story has a beginning. Yeah, and a middle and an ending, I hear you sneering, and I must stop you right there. You cannot begin a story by sneering, regardless of what you think of its opening sentence. 1,694 more words
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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
Cristina Henriquez’s novel has a love story between two young adults at its core, but it is at its most fascinating when fleshing out the stories of the people who are mentioned as supporting members in the cast. 332 more words
Howards End, for me E.M. Forster’s finest novel, was required reading for my English ‘A’ Level. I had signed up believing we would be following the Austen syllabus (I was then, and am still now, a great admirer) when, suddenly we changed teacher and he changed course. 293 more words
I received an advanced review copy of this title from Dover Publications through NetGalley.
This brief collection of stories show the true depth of Forster’s literary talent and his ability to infuse fantasy and imagination into his writing. 741 more words
One of the easiest mistakes to make as a writer is to write the same thing over and over again. What happens is that we hit on a great idea to start a story (something spooky or funny or weird or sad), and then, when the story hits a lull, we double down on that idea to keep the story going ( 1,068 more words